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The Death of King Tsongor Laurent Gaudé

The Death of King Tsongor

Laurent Gaudé

Published
ISBN : 9781592640300
Hardcover
130 pages
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King Tsongor is getting old. Having governed his immense empire peacefully for many years, he prepares to give his lovely daughter Samilia away to her official suitor, the Prince of the Lands of Salt. But on the eve of the wedding, a lone, mysteriousMoreKing Tsongor is getting old. Having governed his immense empire peacefully for many years, he prepares to give his lovely daughter Samilia away to her official suitor, the Prince of the Lands of Salt. But on the eve of the wedding, a lone, mysterious rider appears instead to claim Samilias hand. Within days, two great nations prepare for a senseless conflict over a beautiful woman, and an old, sad king looks on as his world and his family fall apart.Bursting with color and raw emotion, and embracing grand themes of loyalty, family, honor, and war, The Death of an Ancient King reads like the lost fragment of a Greek tragedy.